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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H7780-43

Preserved specimen of Diaphus perspicillatus (Ogilby, 1898) | Flatface Lanternfish recorded on 2014-09-16


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Australian National Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number H7780-43
Other catalog numbers H 7780-43
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by J Pogonoski
Identified date 29 Oct 2018
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Sampling protocol midwater trawl
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Identification verification status 2s
Date identified 2018-10-29
Supplied as 29 Oct 2018


Occurrence date 2014-09-16
Sampling protocol midwater trawl
Verbatim event date 16 Sep 2014
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Diaphus perspicillatus
Identified to rank species
Common name Flatface Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus perspicillatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Ogilby, 1898)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Norway
Supplied as "no"
Latitude -28.616
Supplied as: "-28.616"
Longitude 57.166
Supplied as: "57.166"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality West Mid-Indian Ocean Basin
Water body Indian Ocean
Minimum depth in metres 0
Maximum depth in metres 1000
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 28 37 S; finish_lat: 28 40 S;
Marine true
Country Code NO
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 57 10 E; finish_lon: 57 14 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (57.166 -28.616, 57.233 -28.666)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019-04-12
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 12 Apr 2019

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 7a68ebfe-a125-476e-a3b3-304d1f60818c
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -28.616,57.166
    Related records
    Record UUID e473f72a-2fb8-4ae8-8e80-c2b3e2452468
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -28.616,57.166
    Record UUID 81c5c50c-d1de-4ff5-b12a-a62302ae88b6
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -28.616,57.166

    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03347451
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 17.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.3947003 index
    Species Richness 12.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 823.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.22 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.8551 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.609999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.28 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.03 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.31 100 x degrees C